2023.3.12-5.10（周二至周五 Tuesday - Friday）
ABI SPACE (Qianjiang BLOCK8-202, International Youth Community, Yunqi Town, Xihu District, Hangzhou)
Fang Chenkang, Gao Caiqi, Li Linrong, Lee Youngin, Li Yuhuan, Lu Jie, Roh Suhyu, Ma Zhimiao, Park Dahee, Qiu Chuangwei
徐梦艺 Xu Mengyi
汤南南 Tang Nannan
邱创伟 Qiu Chuangwei
Outsider was described by William Blackstone in 1765 as "those who were born outside the king's domain", the outsider has the same personality traits as the group has, but is independent of the sense of authority and has its own thinking Contextual and Behavior-Oriented, with a clear understanding and reasonable doubts about the "territorial" environment. Therefore, the meaning of "outsiders" is often to solve social crises such as mechanization, numbness, and social chaos, establish a new belief system, and gradually cultivate more ideological identities, replacing the original "endogenous" in the "territory" , waiting for the new "outsiders".
The power of Art in society is the power of "Outsiders". In an increasingly homogeneous environment with blurred boundaries, art can open people's minds and feelings, and make them maintain perceptual cognition and independent consciousness.
The power of "Creation Intervening in Space" in art is also the power of "outsiders". In a modern society where one can know the world on the internet without leaving home, people are more and more used to staying at home or being trapped in the company. "Creation Intervening in Space" can remind audience to put the keen observation on the real nature and connect with what they see and feel in daily life. At the same time, "Creation Intervening in Space" is endowed with the particularity of cultural phenomena and cultural intuition , because it is not the artist's personal concern and perception, but the embodiment of the audience's emotional resonance.
The exhibition "Outsiders’ Practice" at ABI SPACE is a course exhibition of Tang Nannan's " Practice of Creation Intervening in Space". Tang Nannan integrated his thoughts and concerns about the spirit of landscape into his space practice, encouraging his students to break away from the shackles of the studios, to find the possibility of creation in the natural scene and social atmosphere, fully mobilize the senses and emotions, caring about everything in the world, and create more experienced and powerful artworks.
The 10 artists starting from their own experience, released their vision of discovery to the surrounding world, devoted themselves to the living spaces in various places in Hangzhou, and mobilized the possibilities contained in the environment with their own behaviors and creations. Their "Practice" born out of the environment and space, focusing on how imagination and creativity act on the originally peaceful West Lake, snow-capped mountains, and forests, and how perception and experience drive the surrounding residents and social experiment.
Review of the opening scene
李荣寅Lee youngin (韩/Korea)
75cm × 45cm（共3件）
"Line" can be seen everywhere in life, as a means to distinguish between hierarchy, public and private, seeing and being seen. Life begins to split, and we are gradually trapped in each "line". The artist is aware of the existence of "line", trying to discover and show its other role in nature and space - connection.
钱塘湖春行 Spring Tour around Qiantang Lake
邱创伟 Qiu Chuangwei
影像/行为 Video/ Behavior
The artist used a modified remote control car to carry the barricade cones to "walk" around the West Lake in Hangzhou.
空中舞姿 Dancing with Wind
朴多喜 Park Dahee
微喷摄影、影像 Giclee and Video
The static and abandoned things on the ground seem to have no vitality, but they dance gently in this quiet space with the flow of the wind, fully releasing their last sense of existence.
李林嵘 Li Linrong
1′14′′ 0′46′′ 1′59′′ (共3件）
Walking and breathing with it.
引舟 Boat Guiding
方晨康 Fang Chenkang
The journey we have experienced is to move forward in the mud- a boat guide who has never met and everything that is blocked has a unique memory. We have to choose, either all the way to the end, or being hindered and stumbled, or getting off the boat by itself as a passer-by. When the boat is empty, it returns to the dust, leaving behind mud and remnants of the past, and a consciousness that is about to blur.
以雪的时间计算 Calculating with the formula of Snow World
微喷摄影/行为 Giclee/ Behavior
100cm × 67cm（共3件）
The artist merges herself with surroundings, and when she is static, the snow invades in and she becomes a part of it.
卢洙贤 Roh Suhyun
双屏影像 Dual- screen Video
"If I only feel safe in a small room, do I lock myself up, or am I trapped?"
The work exhibited is a series of videos of the artist's work Finding Home in the UK. The artist took her own suitcase and traveled to many countries - South Korea, the United Kingdom and China, looking for a "sense of belonging" as others say. Borrowing the concept of the "mobile home" of the homeless, it is hoped that this work will inspire viewers to rethink the meaning of "home".
我的树·生长 To Grow
马之淼 Ma Zhimiao
A tree by West Lake, is Growing gems with me
李雨欢 Li Yuhuan
75cm × 42cm（共4件）